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As the subject implies, we have a diabetic dog, he became that way about October last year. He has been pretty stable until recently.

He was stable for a while and about a month ago we had him in all day at the vet for glucose monitoring, they said that things looked great and they only made a small change (from 18 to 20 units) in his insulin, which he gets twice a day. He is a Sheppard mix and about 85 lbs, oh, and ~11 years old.

He had a pretty serious issue this morning that shocked us, he seemed to have a diabetic episode where he was a bit disoriented, couldn't walk well, and couldn't see. The last two, I have read, are symptoms of diabetes, although I didn't know something like this could happen just over night. After we found him this morning in that state, we gave him his food and then insulin (Humulin is what we were prescribed, gave the usual dose of 20 units). After about 20 min. he came back around, was walking normally, responded to sight and sound, etc.

We are going to take him to the vet in the AM but I was hoping that someone would know what this sounds like and I could do some reading on it so I am a bit educated.

Anyone have any idea of what I am talking about? I am thinking this might be common in diabetic dogs.
 

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That can happen. Keep Karo syrup on hand.
Be aware that exercise/stress can change the amount of insulin needed. So you want to try to have a very consistent routine. Same amount of exercise, food daily. Try to limit things that can stress them out (new people, new animals, moving, rearranging furniture, excessive noise, etc.).
 
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